Law GCE A Level (single option) (Option Block E)

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


We study AQA Law, A level specification which allows students to:

  • Develop their analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Develop students' problem solving skills through the application of legal rules, together with an understanding of legal method and reasoning
  • Provide excellent preparation for those students who wish to progress to degree level study or pursue a wide range of careers

The A-level Law specification is designed to encourage and engage students to sustain their interest and enjoyment in law.


Paper 1:  The nature of law and the English legal system and Criminal law.

Paper 2:  The nature of law and The English legal system and Tort.

Paper 3:  The nature of law and the English legal system and Human rights.

Topics include: 

  • Parliamentary Law Making
  • Judicial precedent
  • Juries
  • Legal Professions
  • Law and Morality

How will it be delivered?

Each paper is assessed with a 2 hour written exam.  These exams will be at the end of the course in Year 13.

Entry requirements

Students will require a minimum of five A*-C/9-5 grades at GCSE, including English and


Your next steps...

The specification provides a worthwhile course for candidates of various ages and from diverse backgrounds, in terms of general education and lifelong learning. Equally, material studied would be useful for candidates intending to pursue business careers as well as, obviously, a career in law.